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1. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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65 Metascore

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

Writers: Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith | Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell

Votes: 99,523

2. Happy Tears (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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35 Metascore

Two sisters, Jayne (Posey) and Laura (Moore), return home to deal with their ailing father Joe (Torn), only to face some surprising situations.

Writer: Mitchell Lichtenstein | Director: Mitchell Lichtenstein | Stars: Parker Posey, Demi Moore, Rip Torn, Ellen Barkin

Votes: 1,077

3. Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.3
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Breaking the Surface is about the tough times Greg Louganis had on his way to becoming one of the world's top Olympic divers. Some topics discussed were Greg's childhood problems, his ... See full summary »

Writers: Greg Louganis, Eric Marcus, Alan Hines | Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Mario Lopez, Michael Murphy, Jeffrey Meek, Rosemary Dunsmore

Votes: 517

4. Catch That Girl (2002)

90 min | Family, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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The obstacles facing 12 years-old Ida, Sebastian and Jonas' perilous mission are many: A bank vault 30 meters above ground to open, secret combinations to crack, vicious guard dogs to ... See full summary »

Writer: Nikolaj Arcel | Director: Hans Fabian Wullenweber | Stars: Julie Zangenberg, Stefan Pagels Andersen, Mads Ravn, William Haugaard Petersen

Votes: 791

5. Land Raiders (1969)

M | 101 min | Action, Western

5.2
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An outlaw committing a string of robberies and murders manages to blame the crimes on Apaches, bringing about an Indian war.

Writers: Jesse Lasky Jr., Ken Pettus, Pat Silver | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Telly Savalas, George Maharis, Arlene Dahl, Janet Landgard

Votes: 194

6. The Lake (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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A nurse returns to her home town to care for her dying father, and finds everyone she knows there has undergone a bizarre personality change.

Writers: J.D. Feigelson, Alan Brennert | Director: David Jackson | Stars: Yasmine Bleeth, Linden Ashby, Stanley Anderson, Haley Joel Osment

Votes: 561

7. A Man Alone (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Western

6.4
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A gunfighter's main hope lies in the trust of a beautiful woman who hides him out when he is wrongly suspected of a stagecoach massacre.

Writers: John Tucker Battle, Mort Briskin | Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Mary Murphy, Ward Bond, Raymond Burr

Votes: 470

8. Eat Sleep Die (2012)

104 min | Drama

6.6
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A young Eastern European immigrant, working in Sweden, is faced with a painful choice when she's laid off from her factory in the name of efficiencies.

Writer: Gabriela Pichler | Director: Gabriela Pichler | Stars: Nermina Lukac, Milan Dragisic, Jonathan Lampinen, Peter Fält

Votes: 1,419

9. The Code (2002)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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44 Metascore

Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, ... See full summary »

Writers: Bibi Naceri, Manuel Boursinhac | Director: Manuel Boursinhac | Stars: Samuel Le Bihan, Samy Naceri, Clotilde Courau, Marie Guillard

Votes: 810

10. One Fall (2011)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

5.1
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38 Metascore

The story of a man who gains healing powers after he survives a 200-foot fall.

Writers: Marcus Dean Fuller, Richard Greenberg | Director: Marcus Dean Fuller | Stars: Marcus Dean Fuller, Zoe McLellan, Seamus Mulcahy, James McCaffrey

Votes: 175

11. The Halliday Brand (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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As a man returns home to see his dying father, the story of the alienation between father and son is told in flashback. Purposely letting his daughter's lover get lynched, shooting the ... See full summary »

Writers: George W. George, George F. Slavin | Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Viveca Lindfors, Betsy Blair, Ward Bond

Votes: 204

12. Blue Film Woman (1969)

80 min | Drama

5.3
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Writer: Yutaka Sô | Director: Kan Mukai | Stars: Mitsugu Fujii, Ichirô Furuoka, Miki Hashimoto, Keisuke Kawahigashi

Votes: 18

13. Leonardo Delos Reyes: Alyas Waway (1993)

Action, Drama

5.4
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Writers: Jose N. Carreon, Jojo Lapus | Director: Toto Natividad | Stars: Cesar Montano, Jun Aristorenas, Cristina Gonzales, Bembol Roco

Votes: 5

14. Rose & Alexander (2002)

Unrated | 40 min | Drama, Short

6.8
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A young woman, ROSE DELONGPRE, yearns for acceptance from her mentally ill father, while struggling to break free from the clutches of her overprotective brother to whom she finds herself ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Vasquez | Stars: Laura Reilly, Brandon Ryan Puleio, Joseph Haggerty, Lindzey Sturdevant

Votes: 23

15. Minsan may isang puso (2001)

90 min | Drama

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Writer: Jose Javier Reyes | Director: Jose Javier Reyes | Stars: Ricky Davao, Dekster Santos, Jiego Malvar, Jaclyn Jose

16. Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! (2011)

115 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.4
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Writers: Lawrence Nicodemus, Eureka Tumangday, Sherwin Buenvenida, Baroy Morga, Johnny Delos Santos | Director: Tony Y. Reyes | Stars: Vic Sotto, Bea Alonzo, Zaijian Jaranilla, Xyriel Manabat

Votes: 30

17. Life's Hardy Men (1986)

142 min | Drama

6.9
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A curious and stubborn boy Kalle has to grow up fast in northern Finland in the 1920s. When his lumberjack father gets ill, Kalle has to take his place as a provider for the family.

Writers: Maija-Leena Ervasti, Eero Marttinen, Mikko Niskanen, Kalle Päätalo, Paula Virras | Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Martti Kainulainen, Pirjo Leppänen, Teuvo Remes, Tapio Remes

Votes: 144

18. Ibong Adarna (1941)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.3
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Writer: Vicente Salumbides | Director: Vicente Salumbides | Stars: Mila del Sol, Fred Cortes, Ester Magalona, Deanna Prieto

Votes: 6

19. Den Fremmede (2009)

26 min | Short, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Daniels father is dying and after 15 years of absence Daniel is forced to return to the family farm to help. Here he is brought face to face with his sister - the main reason Daniel left. ... See full summary »

Writer: Nuka Woelk | Director: Nuka Woelk | Stars: Kasper Leisner, Laura Drasbæk, Torben Zeller, Pilou Asbæk

Votes: 17

20. Susie Steps Out (1946)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Music

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When her father, Papa Russell (Percival Vivian), loses his job because of illness, adolescent Susie Russell (played by newcomer and top-billed Nita Hunter) poses as older than she is in ... See full summary »

Writers: Elwood Ullman, Reginald Le Borg, Kurt Neumann, Fred Freiberger | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: David Bruce, Cleatus Caldwell, Nita Hunter, Howard Freeman

21. Merhaba (2011)

20 min | Short, Drama

7.9
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When Özge Güven flew over 5,000 miles to Istanbul, Turkey to visit her father, she never expected his neurodegenerative disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, to have progressed so quickly... See full summary »

Writer: Lauren Brady | Director: Lauren Brady | Stars: Fadik Sevin Atasoy, Sönmez Atasoy, Paxton Winters, Nursel Köse

Votes: 13

22. Lumberjacking (1988)

165 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Ilkka Järvi-Laturi, Harry Lewing, Mikko Niskanen, Kalle Päätalo | Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Ari-Kyösti Seppo, Pirjo Leppänen, Martti Kainulainen, Leena Hyttinen

Votes: 161

23. Runner (2009 Video)

16 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

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A college student from a working class family vies for a track scholarship against the state's number one high school recruit in this send-up of inspirational sports movies.

Writer: Patrick Bottaro | Director: Patrick Bottaro | Stars: Derek Renfeld, Patrick Bottaro, Will Roberts, Alexander Thomas Scott

24. After Klara (2010)

15 min | Short, Drama

5.4
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Robert lacks direction and seems alienated as a young adult. He meets a handsome man who, though he gives Robert perspective for a moment, alienates him even further.

Writer: Stefan Butzmühlen | Director: Stefan Butzmühlen | Stars: Wolfram Schorlemmer, Athanasios Karanikolas, Tobias Lenel, Daniela Holtz

Votes: 12

25. Homeland (2011– )
Episode: A Red Wheelbarrow (2013)

TV-MA | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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Saul has only nine days left as interim CIA director and successor senator Andrew Lockhart opposes operation Majid, but the chief of staff agrees that Saul can continue the top-secret ... See full summary »

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Director: Seith Mann | Stars: Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Rupert Friend, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 1,405

26. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 30 September 1996 (1996)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama

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Writer: Paula Webb | Director: Claire Winyard | Stars: Howard Antony, Syan Blake, Michelle Collins, Adam Woodyatt

27. Taxi (1978–1983)
Episode: Honor Thy Father (1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Alex's sister Charlotte turns up at the taxi office to ask him to visit their father Joe, who's seriously ill in hospital. Alex hasn't seen Joe since their mother's funeral, and hasn't spoken to him for 30 years, but eventually gives in.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, Ed. Weinberger | Director: James Burrows | Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner

Votes: 41

28. Maalaala mo kaya (1991– )
Episode: Maong (2007)

Drama, Romance

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A family struggles to overcome a tragedy when their father suffers from a third-degree burn.

Writers: Maribel Ilag, Dado C. Lumibao | Director: Mae Czarina Cruz | Stars: Carlo Aquino, Dick Israel, Gina Alajar, Nikka Valencia

29. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Unification I (1991)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.2
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Picard and Data follow Spock into Romulan space on a dangerous mission.

Creator: Gene Roddenberry | Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 878